K K Shailaja is a politician and former Kerala Health Minister. She is a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and also a legislator, representing Mattanur Constituency in the 15th Kerala Legislative Assembly. Her commendable performance as Health Minister, particularly during the Nipah outbreak and two waves of pandemic, is regarded as unparalleled and has been lauded globally. In due recognition of her efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations honoured Shailaja and invited her to participate in a panel discussion on United Nations Public Service Day 2020.
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